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CUG Student Breaks Chinese Men’s Marathon Record Again

Mar 28, 2024  

With the firing of the starting gun, the 2024 Wuxi Marathon & Paris Olympic Marathon Trial kicked off in Wuxi, Jiangsu province at 7 am on March 24.

HE Jie (center) at the podium

HE Jie, second-year student from the School of Sports Science and Physical Education, finished the race in 2:06:57, breaking the Chinese men’s marathon record and bringing China’s marathon into the “206 era”. He will represent China in the marathon at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

HE Jie is sprinting to the end.

(Edited and translated from the Chinese version)

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